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Announcing Dr. Peggy Compton as the New UPenn Hillman Program Director

Peggy Compton, PHD, RN, FAAN, will take over full time as Program Director of the University of Pennsylvania Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation starting July 1, 2021.

Peggy Compton, PhD, RN, FAAN, van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been transitioning to the role of Program Director of the UPenn Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation since January 2021. She has been a highly regarded mentor to Hillman Scholars in her area of research and has served on the Hillman Scholars Admission Committee. According to Penn officials, Dr. Compton has demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering an outstanding learning experience for students throughout her tenure. Dr. Nancy Hodgson is stepping down as Program Director as she assumed the role of chair of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences on January 1, 2021. The official hand-off for the role of Program Director will take place July 1, 2021.